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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Saint Stephen is our take on the classic Belgian saison and like the historical style, Saint Stephen will change from year to year. Traditionally brewed in the winter months for drinking during the heat of summer, we see these light, effervescent ales with their soft spice notes and subtle fruity aromas as an appealing and ever changing alternative to the typical domestic session beer.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
billk (353) - Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA - JUL 22, 2012
This "saison" had a very strong, tinny, American style, added on Belgian yeast flavor. I like saisons that are somewhat delicate, complex, and contain finesse.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (917) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - AUG 28, 2014
red amber pour big tan head that lasts. Aroma of apples, straw, ginger, dust. Tastes tang, rye, spice, big yeast, some pepper, some plums, bread. Half dubbel/half saison stuff. Sorta dry finish, but way too thick and sweet. Also pretty flat carb.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (5009) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2014
Draft - Lots of banana and a bit of hay. Clear gold with a decent white head. Lots of banana and fruity esters. This beer is all yeast and none of the Saison flavors I expect.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (3808) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Draught. Pours a slightly hazy dark golden color with a small white head on it. Nose is slightly floral, with some slight banana coming off it. Taste is slightly sweet with a lot of floral elements to it. Feels just a tad heavy to me to be a great summer drinker.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernovice39 (3160) - Montana, USA - NOV 11, 2013
On tap. Dark amber with a white top. Nose is fruity with yeast and spice. Taste is sweet malts with some peppery notes and yeast. Everyone in my party enjoyed this one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBrah (10) - - MAY 18, 2013
Aroma- Aroma of light fruit and spice Appearance - Clear amber with visible carbonation and moussey white head. Taste - Light malt sweetness with hop and yeast spice Mouthfeel/Palate - Very light and clean Overall - Great summer drinker

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MickieDee (23) - Spokane, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Sampled on 7/21/2012 at the brewery tap room. A very nice summer seasonal. Soft, earthy, with hints of spice and just the right amount of tartness. I can't wait for it to become available in the Spokane area. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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